A Thousand Never Evers

Published by Random House

“Gripping….delivers an emotional wallop.” Publisher’s Weekly, Starred Review
  • National Parenting Publications Award, Gold Winner Parents’ Choice, Silver Honor
  • Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults, YALSA Teachers Choices Booklist, IRA
  • Children’s Choices Booklist, IRA-CBC Indiana Young Hoosier Award Master List
  • Maryland Black-Eyed Susan Award Master List
  • Nebraska Golden Sower Award
  • Master List NH
  • Great Stone Face Award Master List

Laugh With the Moon

Published by Random House

“Wise, warm, and as brilliant as the laughing moon. I loved it.”” Kathi Appelt Author of Newbery Honor Book
  • Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People
  • VOYA Top Shelf Fiction for Middle School Readers
  • Best Children’s Books of the Year, Bank Street College of Education
  • Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List
  • Oklahoma Intermediate Sequoyah Award Master List
  • South Carolina Junior Book Award Nominee
  • Vermont DCF Children’s Book Award Master List

Resources for Educators

Resources for A Thousand Never Evers

Resources for Laugh With the Moon

  • Book Trailer—Check out my book trailer! It features pictures I took while visiting Malawi.
  • World Altering Medicine—Here I share an interview with Dr. Kevin Bergman, who helped me understand the medical conditions faced by children in Malawi.
  • Galimoto–Kids in Malawi make toys from materials they find in the environment. Use this handout to inspire your students to make their own toys.